Meet Our Staff

Phillip E. Gibbons, Esq.

Phillip Gibbons has been practicing law for over 40 years. His career began with the IRS, which has afforded him a very unique background and invaluable experience with tax planning expertise in structuring Estate Plans. Phillip earned his Juris Doctor from the McGeorge School of Law, and also has his CPA license (although he is not active). Phillip Gibbons is a California State Bar Certified Specialist in Taxation and is the only tax certified specialist in Placer County.

Phil is an avid golfer and enjoys spending his free time out on the golf course.

Garin D. Clyma, Esq.

Garin is an estate and business planning attorney who focuses on assisting his clients in the areas of estate and business planning, probate and trust administration. Garin is dedicated to listening to the unique needs of his clients in order to provide exceptional service to clients, young and old.

A graduate of U.C. Santa Barbara (Ole Gauchos!), Garin earned his J.D. at Lincoln Law School of Sacramento. While attending law school, he worked as a paralegal in various areas of the law, including for Phil Gibbons.

Garin is a member of the Sacramento Estate Planning Council and the Placer County Bar Association. He is also a member the Trust and Estates Section of the California Bar. Garin lives in Lincoln, but is an avid bay area sports fan. In his free time, Garin is an avid hunter and sport shooter. He, his wife, and two young daughters enjoy hiking, skiing, gardening and spending nights camping under the stars.

Kimberly A. Dunn

Kimberly is the paralegal and notary public for Phillip E. Gibbons, Inc. and has been dedicated to assisting the firm’s clients and attorneys since 2015.  Kimberly has a considerable background in the mortgage and financial industry, which allows her to bring an extra level of service to the firm.  She is also the owner of a successful photography business.

When not at work, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her husband and their four kids. She and her family enjoy traveling, hiking, camping, DIY projects and relaxing at the beach.